Mi Pad to be Available in the Philippines on May 4

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You can finally buy the Tegra K1 powered tablet of Xiaomi, Mi Pad. In a press statement provided by Xiaomi, the tablet will be available this May 4, 2015 for only PhP10,999.

The tablet has tons of notable features like its gorgeous looking 7.9″ IPS display at 326PPI, protected with Gorilla Glass 3. Resolution is 2048×1536 in 4:3 aspect ratio. For reference, Mi Pad and iPad Mini Retina has the same resolution, but the former has higher pixel per inch. This means that Mi Pad’s screen technically shows more content details when compared to iPad Mini’s.

Mi Pad 6

But perhaps, what makes Mi Pad really special is its superior gaming-console quality processor – NVIDIA Tegra K1 quad-core 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 processor. Its GPU is 150% more energy efficient than other mobile GPUs and supports graphics platforms. Also, the device is supported with 2gb LPDDR3 RAM with 16gb internal memory, which you can easily expand or 128gb more thru its memory card slot. This could be a good investment especially if you’re a mobile gamer.

Mi Pad 5

While tablets are really for productivity and gaming, Xiaomi did not shy away from putting great optics on Mi Pad. It has an 8mp BSI f/2.0 rear facing camera, and a 5mp front facing one.

Mi Pad 7

Apart from all the features stated above, Mi Pad has more things to offer like following below:

Mi Pad 1

Mi Pad will be available in 6 colors: white, red, black, blue, green and yellow.

Here’s a quick specs round-up of Mi Pad:

  • NVIDIA Tegra K1 quad-core 2.2GHz
  • 192-core Kepler GPU
  • 7.9″ IPS display at 326 PPI, Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB Flash (128GB expandable)
  • 8MP BSI f/2.0, 5MP front camera
  • Dual band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, 2×2 MIMO antenna

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To purchase the device, users should visit Mi.com/ph, where they can find a direct link to the Redmi 2 product page of its selling partner Lazada, and choose from among 4 modes of payment: cash on delivery, credit card (Visa/Mastercard), MegaLink and Paypal. Their devices will be delivered for free within 1-5 working days for Metro Manila and 5-10 working days for orders outside Metro Manila. In addition, users can also enjoy Xiaomi’s world-class after-sales service and support, so they can always get the best experience from their Mi smartphones.


Giancarlo Viterbo is a Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of gadgetpilipinas.net, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.

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